The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 379 353 381
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 53 83 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.81% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 35
Median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £301 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
Blue Coat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9262 10302 10296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.82% 43.60% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6284 6833 6476
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 257 220
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in London

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 11 £475 -9.52% 2
Croydon -13 6 £470 -
Southwark - 2 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 64 (74.42%) Cisco
2 58 (67.44%) Firewall
3 54 (62.79%) CheckPoint
4 45 (52.33%) Finance
5 43 (50.00%) Juniper
6 41 (47.67%) F5
7 35 (40.70%) Network Security
8 34 (39.53%) Wireless
9 31 (36.05%) DNS
9 31 (36.05%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (32.56%) ITIL
11 27 (31.40%) WAN
11 27 (31.40%) DHCP
11 27 (31.40%) BIG-IP
11 27 (31.40%) Palo Alto
12 26 (30.23%) TCP/IP
13 25 (29.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 24 (27.91%) VPN
15 23 (26.74%) Data Centre
16 21 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (22.09%) Windows
17 19 (22.09%) LAN
18 18 (20.93%) FireEye
19 17 (19.77%) Internet
19 17 (19.77%) Symantec
20 16 (18.60%) Project Management
20 16 (18.60%) ProxySG
20 16 (18.60%) Riverbed
20 16 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
21 15 (17.44%) Aruba

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.81%) JBoss
1 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (67.44%) Firewall
2 35 (40.70%) Network Security
3 34 (39.53%) Wireless
4 31 (36.05%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (36.05%) DNS
5 27 (31.40%) BIG-IP
5 27 (31.40%) DHCP
5 27 (31.40%) WAN
6 26 (30.23%) TCP/IP
7 25 (29.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 24 (27.91%) VPN
9 19 (22.09%) LAN
10 17 (19.77%) Internet
11 16 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (16.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 13 (15.12%) SAN
13 13 (15.12%) WAAS
13 13 (15.12%) Wireshark
14 12 (13.95%) SSL
15 10 (11.63%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 45 (52.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 22 (25.58%) Architect
3 18 (20.93%) Security Engineer
4 17 (19.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (18.60%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (15.12%) Consultant
7 11 (12.79%) Security Architect
8 7 (8.14%) Security Consultant
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Network Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Network Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Designer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Data Centre Architect
11 3 (3.49%) IT Security Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) Network Manager
11 3 (3.49%) Network Security Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) Middleware
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.33%) BBC
6 2 (2.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) Unix
3 13 (15.12%) Linux
4 6 (6.98%) Solaris
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) VMS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Project Management
3 15 (17.44%) Service Management
4 14 (16.28%) Change Management
5 12 (13.95%) Network Architecture
6 10 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.47%) ITIL V3
7 9 (10.47%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (10.47%) Web Filtering
8 8 (9.30%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.14%) SIEM
10 6 (6.98%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (6.98%) Information Security
10 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.81%) High Availability
11 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.81%) Security Operations
12 4 (4.65%) Network Design
12 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
13 3 (3.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) Perl
1 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.28%) CCNP
3 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) CCIE
5 5 (5.81%) JNCIP
5 5 (5.81%) JNCIS
6 4 (4.65%) CCSE
6 4 (4.65%) Degree
7 3 (3.49%) CCNA
8 2 (2.33%) CISSP
8 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.16%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (1.16%) CCDA
9 1 (1.16%) CCDP
9 1 (1.16%) CCSA
9 1 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.16%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.98%) SLA
3 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) ProxySG
2 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) Snort
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (5.81%) Control-M
2 5 (5.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (5.81%) SCCM
3 4 (4.65%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.65%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.33%) QRadar
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.16%) OpenView
6 1 (1.16%) OPNET
6 1 (1.16%) Proventia
Vendors
1 64 (74.42%) Cisco
2 54 (62.79%) CheckPoint
3 43 (50.00%) Juniper
4 41 (47.67%) F5
5 27 (31.40%) Palo Alto
6 18 (20.93%) FireEye
7 17 (19.77%) Symantec
8 16 (18.60%) Riverbed
9 15 (17.44%) Aruba
10 14 (16.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 14 (16.28%) SolarWinds
11 13 (15.12%) Oracle
11 13 (15.12%) TippingPoint
12 12 (13.95%) Citrix
12 12 (13.95%) LogLogic
12 12 (13.95%) Tufin
13 11 (12.79%) Forcepoint
13 11 (12.79%) Radianz
14 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.47%) VMware